A Budget is a Moral Document

This chart ranks the eight countries in the world that spent the most on the military in 2008.  Can you think of better ways to spend these billions of dollars?

World Military Spending, in Rank Order


1 Response to “A Budget is a Moral Document”

  1. 1 Bill Samuel September 15, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    This is the age of many budget cuts, often disproportionately affecting the poor and disadvantaged. Meanwhile the two War Parties – Democrat and Republican – squander every increasing amounts on the machinery of death. This is unconscionable. Both Maryland Senators and Rep. Chris Van Hollen are consistent supporters of death as the first priority. They claim to be for good social programs, but we must expose their lies as they are voting to throw away on war the money needed for social programs.

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